Alternative Antivirus Vendors Worth a Look

  • By

    Ericka Chickowski

No Title
KasperskyRecently climbing into the coveted number 3 spot in the list of antivirus vendors for the first time, Kaspersky has got great cache for its technological prowess. Not to mention it has rocketed from unknown to alternative superstar largely based on its favorable channel relations.
Sure, big security vendors like Symantec and McAfee may have name recognition and huge channel programs to back their product. But as with any large vendor those benefits come with baggage--bureaucracy, a lack of differentiation from hundreds of other channel partners and sometimes lower margins. If you're looking for alternatives to the big guys, here are some places to start.
This article was originally published on 2011-04-25